Business of Child Care Management and Financial Strategies

ISBN-10: 1401851800

ISBN-13: 9781401851804

Edition: 2005

Authors: Gail H. Jack

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CHILD CARE ADMINISTRATORS AND EARLY CHILD CARE PROFESSIONALS will greatly value the business skills detailed in the Business of Child Care: Management and Financial Strategies. With the particular focus on managing enrollment, recruiting and retaining staff, budgeting, financial record keeping, and decision making, this book details the critical business elements needed to run a child care center as a financially stable enterprise. The reader will learn how to successfully complete business tasks more quickly and accurately, with greater understanding and more enjoyment, by focusing on the most important tasks of an administrator. The accompanying CD-ROM offers easy to follow financial spreadsheets that can be implemented in any child care setting.
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List price: $38.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/27/2004
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 128
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

The Child Care Administrator: Who You Are, How You Manage
Management Styles
Working with Staff and Why We Should Care about Our Staff
Working with Parents and Why We Should Care about Our Parents
Working with Management and Why We Should Care about Our Managers
Enrollment, Staffing, and Tuition Fees
The Importance of Enrollment
Determining Your Capacity
Maintaining High Enrollment
Determining Your Fee Structure
Putting It All Together and Keeping It There
Helpfull Web Sites
Staffing: A Guide to Recruitment and Retention
Making Your Program a Good Place to Work
Determining What You Need, What You Want, and What You Can Afford
Finding Qualified Staff
Personnel Policies and Procedures
Their Good Things for Staff
Helpful Web Sites
The Budget
The Basic Budget
Expense Components
Revenue Components
What Next?
The Budget as a Planning Tool
Using Your Budget
Estimating Monthly Budget Amounts
Tracking Revenue and Expenses Month to Month
Understanding Variances and Problem Solving
Thoughts on Cost Savings
Financial Record Keeping
The Reasons Why We Want to Keep Good Financial Records
Accrual versus Cash Basis of Accounting
What Documents to Keep
How to Keep Your Financial Records
Fiscal Year-End
Financial Record Keeping 101
The Decision-Making Process
Who Is Making the Decisions?
What Is Inclusive Decision Making?
What Inclusive Decision Making Looks Like: Four Examples
Teaching Yourself to Let Go
Employee Performance Review Forms
Staff Pre-Conference Questionnaire
Goals Planning
Staff Action Plan
Spreadsheet Terminology
Useful Web Sites
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